Science Daily: A curve ball into the Snowball Earth hypothesis.
This Science Daily article summarizes a paper in Geology pertaining to the Snowball Earth debate. The author found evidence for healthy marine ecosystems at a time when they were supposed to be completely frozen over and anoxic. The website also contains a great search engine used to other Snowball Earth articles.
Encounters: Fourth Grade Teacher's Guide
The ENCOUNTERS teachers' guide offers an alternative to a textbook on Arizona. It has more information, resources and activities than we, as teachers, could hope to use in any given year. In addition, the "Encounters Box," which is available in local school libraries, supplements the guide with other ...
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Read using the quantities marked in the original text. See the Comenius Project Info page for details. Text available on Google Books.
Visit to an Ocean Planet: Timing the Tides
Tide tables, commonly seen in newspapers and on television in coastal areas, show that comparable local high and low tides occur almost one hour later from one day to the next. The motion of the Moon as it revolves around the Earth largely accounts for the time lag. Students participating in this activity will investigate this time lag by using the tide time diagram and instructions which are provided. They should be able to describe how and why the times of low and high tide change from one day
"Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries, Spring 2009"
"According to the United States Agency for International Development, 20 million people in developing countries require wheelchairs, and the United Nations Development Programme estimates below 1% of their need is being met in Africa by local production. Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries (WDDC) gives students the chance to better the lives of others by improving wheelchairs and tricycles made in the developing world. Lectures will focus on understanding local factors, such as operating e
Are We Alone?
As far as we know, only one planet has life on it — Earth. But is it really possible that our planet is the only life-bearing planet in the entire universe? Some scientists believe that extraterrestrial life does exist, and some even believe that there may be advanced alien life. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Closed caption included. Run time 05:51.
Reference Resources: Being a Good Detective
Students become familiar with a variety of reference resources when seeking information. These sources include atlases, almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, online search engines for the Internet, and online library card catalogs.
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Hope in the Congo
Bill Moyers Journal takes viewers on the ground in the Democratic Republic of the Congo-a country almost one-fourth the size of the US-to follow aid workers and local relief efforts that are bringing hope to a forgotten land. "The aid agencies are almost substituting for a social welfare system that hasn't operated in these areas for decades," says Dominic MacSorley, Emergency Director for Concern Worldwide, an international aid organization. The broadcast profiles an innovative program that em
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Elementary Education : How to Teach Social Studies to Kids
An important part of teaching social studies to kids is making sure to have access to good reading material. Find out how to use a local leader from the community to help teach kids about social studies with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching social studies to kids.
Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.
Filmmaker: Paul Muller
Catfish Farming in Indianola, Mississippi
Mississippi is a rural farming state, but in 1965 a local farmer took a different look at his recreational fish pond. Travel with Bennett-Watt and learn about the Catfish Farming Industry in Indianola, Mississippi. Run time 06:59.
Any - La and Le, grammar structures, and more! Sometimes you don't know when to use la and le as indirect and direct objects. Today we'll be discussing this important point, as well as what an artist means in S
Sometimes you don't know when to use la and le as indirect and direct objects. Today we'll be discussing this important point, as well as what an artist means in S
Stories of the New World intrigued French rulers. Although they wanted a share of the American gold and silver, they were more interested in finding a westward route to Asia. In 1524, the French king commissioned Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano to search for a passageway through the New World. Verrazano spotted the coast of South Carolina and sailed north as far as Nova Scotia, but found no such water route or valuable treasure.
A decade later, French navigator Jacque Cartier led t
Discovering the Internet: Advanced Search (with Google)
Video: Discovering the Internet: Advanced Search Episode 8 (of an 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial outlines the process to do an advanced search on the Internet. Almost all search engines have some type of advanced search tools.
Discovering the Internet: Image Search
Video: Discovering the Internet: Image Search Episode 9 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to search for images on the Internet. Discusses basic and advanced searches using Google.
Google Searches and Research
This excellent teacher-created slideshow was made to offer students a brief review of the ways to search Google. There are many ways to fine tune how the Google engine searches--and this slideshow can save you time. There is no voice narration. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' to see some of the smaller print.
How Google Search Engine Works
This is a visual illustration of the functioning of the Google Search Engine. There is no narration, so educators will have to give more information than what is given in the slideshow. (7 slides)
Google Scholar Search Tips
Google Scholar is a search engine powered by Google that allows a searcher to look for scholarly literature. This brief slideshow (5 slides) will have to supplemented by information from an educator.